10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
Praha Panoramaticka -- Prague Panorama. Prague: The State Press for Belles-Lettres, Music and Art, 1959.
Oblong quarto (345 x 218 mm). 284 black and white panoramic photographs. Original cream cloth, sides and spine blocked in black, top edge black, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (some minor chipping to head of spine panel, some light rubbing); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Sudek and dated 28 IX 1959. "HIS MASTERPIECE... ONE OF THE MOST SINGULAR PHOTOBOOKS EVER MADE" (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.182-83; The Photobook, vol. I, p.211 ("the work by which he is now immediately recognized").
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